tv KRON 4 Morning News KRON December 12, 2012 7:00am-10:00am PST
today is at 12th 12th 12th. we are live in pacifica with a live look at how the water is rising. >> we are following the wet weather here is a live picture of the golden gate bridge. >> storms tracker 4 shows there is light rain for the north bay to the east bay. it really just depends on where you are located. i want to zoom in here and show you neighborhood by neighborhood. it is currently rain for portions of highway 24. the rain is certainly tapering off and it is right now in mid span. you will need to use your windshield wipers and drive
with extra caution. and the yellow on your screen does indicate some heavy rain. this could impact highway 17 shortly. >> we do have new instability in the atmosphere. there may be a powerful thunderstorm that may produce hail. the temperatures won't climb into the middle fifties. we should be dry as we head into tonight. i will have full details for tomorrow and beyond coming up. >> there is still no hot spots or major spots. here is a live look at traffic and it is heavy on the right side of your screen. we had an earlier problem near the toll plaza where a big breg rig lost its load.
coming up i will have your full traffic set and we will take a look at other bay area bridges. you do need to have extra caution because the roles are wet. >> the highest tide of the year will hit san francisco bay and nearby beaches this week. in a condition called "king tide." >> we're still a few hours away and it is set to be a 9:45 a.m.. this is a three day deal that will go on today, fridathursday, and frida.
we are san about a foot difference as i walk over here they do have some warning signs set up to let people know. there is not a lot of issues that are going on right now because the rain has stopped, but periodically you receive the waves. as the day progresses the waves will get more dramatic. >> we're also watching the water levels, in marin at 1 01 north bound it was closed due to the high water levels. we are expecting higher tides. >> police have arrested five
people in connection with the death of a man who was one of the two people found bound and gagged on a san francisco street. police are not releasing details about the relationship between the suspects in the victims-- only that there were some kind of extensive relationship going on. they say, there are still many unanswered questions. the woman who has not been named, is still in serious condition but she is expected to survive. no word yet on when the five suspects, three women and two men, will be arraigned. >> we are hoping to learn more information today after two people and eight gunmen
were killed in a mall shooting near portland, oregon. police and witnesses say that the gunman was wearing a mask, camouflage clothing and a bulletproof vest when he opened fire yesterday afternoon at c lackamas town center, one of oregon's the biggest and busiest malls. along with the three deaths, another person is in critical condition. police say they have tentatively identified the shooter, but they have not release his name. no word yet on the mode of. >> apple has begun the early stages of television set testing. that is the word from the wall street journal this morning. foxconn is collaborating with the tech giant to test designs for a large-screen, high-
resolution tv. sources say that apple has been testing television sets prototypes for a number of years. >> netflix says that they have learned which enemas service providers is the fastest. they did this by attracting subscribers download speeds. netflix ranked google fiber as the speedy its internet connection in the u.s., with average download speeds of 2.5 mb per second. but the bad news google fiber is only available in just one place right now which is kansas city, kansas. for the rest of us, and netflix says bryozoan effort by all as ranks no. 2, at nearly 2.2 mb per second. while comcast, said at a close third. >> doubles e-mail service
has gotten a makeover. the new revamps in box is more user-friendly and caters to people check their e-mail smart phones and tablet computers. is the company's attempt to regain some of the ground lost a google. y'alls new ceo marissa mayer this tried to give people more reasons to use the company's on-line services and stick or around longer. >>
who like to shop online and also impatient about getting the items. starting to that the financially struggling postal service is launching their same day delivery that could have those items delivered as soon as two hours after you buy them. >> we will go to will tran where he is waiting at the post office to explain this pilot program. >> after you submit my order it to be in your hand at aband about two hours. if it works out here that means that other cities also will
jump on. reason is because the postal service is using $16 billion this year and they need the money. this is $500 million that they desperately needs. if you want to jump over this and your aching to buy a you are really impatient and you have to make their purchase to date by 2:00 p.m. it has to be no later than 2:00 p.m.. they would try to have your item delivered to you by dinnertime. it is a $10 flat see. you can buy five items and it won't cost you $10 to ship it. i will find out the exact details and if it works out you will be able to make purchases across the country as well. >> we would just have to
at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger.
>> the storm seems to have passed us. there is really not too much for us to concern ourselves with. there is light rain fall and in the south bay and this will be short lived because this is a fast mover. it is not like the systems that we saw last week. as we move to your neighborhood near interstate 680 it is currently writing for a portion of highway 4 approaching will pass. if you will still need to use
your windshield wipers. i do not think we will see any flooding because iran is pretty fast moving. here is relatively light in nature. >> as we zoom out we can see heavier rain for cupertino and sunnyvale. you should have your umbrellas out because she will uyou will need. as we put the clock into motion we do have more isolated showers later on this afternoon. we do have instability in the atmosphere and that means that we could run into a pot of thunderstorms with small hail being produced. by 8:00 p.m. tonight it will be mostly cloudy conditions and a wets weather is out of our forecast. to >> 53 degrees right now in
oakland. as we sampled the highest mountain view will be at 55 degrees, mostly cloudy and low fifties for pittsburg. as we turn our attention to napa they're checking in at 53 degrees. 55 degrees for san francisco. >> wet weather will stick around as we head into the weekend. this was a look pitcher bay area forecast. for tahoe we do have your snow reports. the system that we are tracking is due to to receiving about 6 in. of snow. fo 6 in.
>> a lot of people are sitting and traffic this morning. there is no major hot spots to talk about. as we look at the traffic map westbound ride on 80 is to stop and go. your ride here all was bound for is busy heavy toward to 42. you will see there is more traffic here heading into walnut creek. switching over to the bay bridge toll plaza it has been a slow commute. we had an earlier fender bender but you should have your lights on because you are backed up and to the oakland mayes. it will take you about 18 minutes to get out oakland to san francisco. >> your ride on the mimic
freeway is crowded as well merging with 92. we will head over to the golden gate bridge. your drive time is up and it is a slower ride on 1 01 south. it is a little crowded getting to the golden gate bridge. >> chevron officials say a small flare up at its refinery in richmond yesterday evening is nothing to be alarmed about. a chevron spokesperson confirmed that the flare was done as a safety precaution. it was a small flare up and no shelter in place orders were needed. the richmond refinery was the site of a
major fire in august, when leaking fumes from a pipe ignited, sending thick black smoke into the air. thousands of residents to area hospitals and breathing difficulties. >> a milestone and construction of a new world trade center complex takes place today. the first section of a spire that will rise atop the world trade center's tallest building is set to be lifted into this place. 18 giants still pieces of the spider are arrived at the site in new york city yesterday. it will have 100 and floor >> detectives in pleasant hill is a copycat criminal maybe the blame for the
latest pipe bomb incident outside a school there. i balm was found outside of pleasant hill elementary school yesterday. it did not go off and no one was hurt. on saturday vandals' blue up this mailbox, a short time later officers and dismantled another pipe bomb and arrested three teens. police successfully dismantled a pipe bomb found yesterday at the school and no arrests have been made. >> uc berkeley is launching a new scholarship fund exclusively for undocumented students. the dreamers fund will start with a $1 million donation from the evelyn and walter haas jr. foundation. undocumented students in california are eligible for some state to fund its culture programs but are eligible for federal
financial aid. the million dollar fund will be paid out over the next five to 10 years. san jose ranks near the top nationally and rising home prices. according to the federal housing finance agency, home prices jumped over 3.4% in the third quarter of 2011 and 2012. that is the fifth highest rise in the nation. cities that sought even higher increases included bakersfield, phoenix and boise.
>> we are back as 7:25 a.m.. we have showers outside and you can see this on storm tracker 4. what is falling is not falling very heavy. it is pretty scattered and that is the theme for today. we will give you an updated forecast coming up. >> a suspected tornado leaves behind a path of destruction and eastern florida. the storm is caught on camera. check it out. you can see a funnel cloud churning in the distance. the buthrough toll wins tore
off roofs of homes, toppled trees and mangled power lines. no one was seriously hurt. the national weather service is expected to look at the damage today to determine whether this was actually a tornado. >> coming in in as the best place to work for is facebook. this is just a few of the perks. also notable on the list is google. they come in at no. 6. at no. 14--unlike most work places the employees a choice awards relies solely
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because the highest tide of the year will hit san francisco this week. his is called tina tight. here is our so low reporter jackie sizzle. >> teens ways are coming out right now. we are still about two hours away and you can see that the winds are starting to crash. normally it is somewhere between four and six so it is about a foot higher than what we normally see. it happens every year and this has to do with the moon, sun and the gravity. you will probably see coastal flooding and we're already seeing some of it up in the north bay. you probably will see higher water. because
the tide is so high today i am sure that we will see this. a lot of >> we do have some stray showers around the bay area and we are starting to dry things out. on storm tracker 4 we're adjusting some light spread on highway 24 out of any are approaching this work. you will probably have to sit in it and use your windshield wipers. the wet weather is continuing down the 880 corridor. there will be moderate to heavy rain and this will push its way to palo alto. it is certainly
going to be a fast-moving system that will push is with our south and then to the east. if we could see a pop of a thunderstorm and small hail may be produced. as we head into tomorrow there will be dry and it looks like rain chance does will--you will continue to need your umbrellas. >> you need to watch your speed issue are traveling on the roads. make sure you have your wipers in your headlights on. there is plenty of slow traffic. there is a new crash on 1 01 by university. it is back up
through mountain view and sunnyvale. it is just heavy at a south san jose. you also see crawling on highway 87 and your northbound ride is heavy. 280 is also a busy commute so you should give yourself extra >> the leaders are pressing president obama to, with a plan that they can accept for spending cuts and tax revenues. the budget reductions are set to kick in at the end of the year. most of the white house and the republicans are calling for the other side to release what they plan to do. but no side has released
any details. the spending cuts will go into effect at the first of the year. many economists stated that it could plunge the economy back into recession. >> bay area knows. the city of lafayette is hoping to have the giant sinkhole that opened up after last weekend's storm repaired by christmas. the city has hired emergency contractors see-seat mires for the job. that sinkho form athe sinkhole r mountain view drive after a storm drain failed. it was initially thought that the road would be closed for the entire winter. >> the cleanup and repairs related to a water pipe break this in a river of mud flowing into a city neighborhood last month was
expected to cost about a million dollars. repairs was also be made to the 8 in. water main that cracked open november 13th. city officials said the funding of these repairs will come from money already collected from residents' water bills. >> antioch's new mayor is taking office at a time when there is a spike of violence in the city. wade harper has been in office exactly one week and there has been one murder in a separate drive- by shooting that injured two people yesterday morning. harper, who also was a tracy police officer, also wants to beef up the any docs police force. >> the police chiefs of three peninsulas cities updated their residents on operation smart. that's the new crime-fighting program aimed at curbing gang violence. there have been over a dozen gang-related
shootings in the past six months. if the east palo alto police chief says the program was put to the test last week after a shooting in the city. >> police are warning residents about a string of burglaries that took place in morgan hill over the past month. the suspects knocked on doors of homes and if there is no answer, tried the door knobs and then they will look for an open window or something else. so far, no rest have been made. >> fremont police chief craigslist steckler announced his retirement after a 45 year career in law enforcement. steckler joined a fremont police department as deputy chief in 1986 and became police chief in 1992. under his leadership, the department
developed a strong volunteer program and improve police use of technology. >> honda is recalling more than 800,000 minivans and suvs in the united states because they can roll away even though drivers have removed the key. the recall affects 2003 and 2004 honda odyssey minivan and highly suvs. on the says its system the stops to keep from being removed a less the vehicles are impart can wear out. eventually drivers can pull out the key while the many bad is still a deer, and they can roll off the crash. honda says that two minor injuries have been reported from the problem. >> it is 7:37 a.m. and we will take a live look at the golden gate bridge. we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. we are getting word that pablo sandoval is going to be a judge in the upcoming miss universe pageant. the giants third baseman and 2012 world series m b.p. will be a judge in the 2012 miss universe pageant on december 19th in lost vegas. >> the census bureau says that 100,000 people moved away from california last year than it relocated to the state. census officials said the cost of living in california has increased, prompting people to move out. they also said unemployment in the state
has skyrocketed in recent years. the census bureau calculates that the most popular destination for those leaving california is texas. residents also leaving the state for nevada, washington and oregon. >> a reminder to catch dr. phil today at 10:00 a.m. after the kron4 morning news. today's episode the locators troy and done is back to tackle to stores about separated loved ones. and again, today at 10:00 a.m. after the kron 4 morning news.
>> we are back in 7:45 a.m.. the largest u.s. airlines had more cancel flights and delays in october. much of that is thanks to hurricane sandy that disrupted air travel lull with the skulls. airlines had 80 percent of their flights arrived on time in october. that's down 5% from october 2011. airlines canceled almost 3% of their flights compared to a 0.8% in october 2011. the cancellation rate was the highest for any october in the past 17 years. >> let's take a look is storm tracker 4 we're just thinking of light showers or around the bay. highway 4 over will pass is indicating light rain. it is not writing any more at the san mateo bridge but you will
encounter showers for the 880 corridor. this is stating that we will have showers and i do what to let you know how much rain is currently falling per hour. it looks like a big amount. almost to tens of an inch an hour. this religious depends on where you are located and as we take a look exactly what this is expected to move on it will hit mountain view. >> it will not start until prodded the next few minutes so this is something that we will continue to monitor. the wider view shows that most of the showers are to our east and it looks like possy of a stray showers for the afternoon. as we go to james
lick freeway temperatures are in the upper 40's as you step outside the door. 48 degrees and concord. everyone in afternoon will be in the low 50s. there is a lot a cool air associated. you will see this on your kron 47 day around the bay forecast. you shut bundle of because we are just above the freezing mark as we head into thursday and friday. i will not be surprised if we see some frosting. >> this time around will head out to the shore freeway what we do have a new trouble spot for highway 80. this is eastbound 80 at university ave. this does involve a downed motorcyclist. the two left lanes are blocked and this
is a fresh crash. traffic tracker is not picking up any heavy traffic behind this. emergency crews are on the way. you also say busy traffic at the toll plaza. if you take a look at the south outside it is definitely under the limit. you'll see stretches of slow traffic as you head to redwood city. traffic is starting to loosen up and it is still backed up until the 880 crossing. >> checking your commute across 92 is still a crowded ride. if your drive time is just 25 minutes. give yourself extra time if you
are using 92. keep in mind that it has been raining so you are traveling on wet roads and you should be driving at a reduced speed. last but not least a quick check on 1 01 is looking good and there are no problems. >> explain to me the bounty, fusion. >> good morning. who did the traffic? >> it was pretty good. >> the deal is that roger dale i
goddell does not want have his name drag in the mud. he is castling everything after all of this. with the one player stated that he will sue the commissioner for deprivation of character. >> i just do my get how they found them guilty and now they are letting everything go. they will now vacate all the penalties? >> someone accuses someone and supposedly they do not have their name out there or go to record case so they just pay them a fee to get rid of them. >> this is just my guess. >> lebraun stated that they will host a pretty good thing and he stated that he is talking about the warriors. >> the warriors have won
four and now their trips-- >> is it too early for me to be excited? >> here is the deal. that they play in the weakest team first and now they play play miami, atlanta--t they are a 14 and 7. , if they beat miami tonight. >> what is born on with the lakers? >> the coach stated that the states that there a and has to be figured out. you know with smiling right now? >> phil jackson.
>> fans are all stating that they should have brought phil jackson back. it is not the coaches' fault but when you put all of these guys together you can i expect them to be good altogether. >> it is not kobe spots. he scored a another 42 points. he stated that in his years of playing that this has been the most challenging time for him to play in the nba. >> there are people who adjusted their road against the lakers. they stated that they have been so successful in this--when you watch the lakers they are blaming it as steve nash is healthy they will be better. steve nash as part is we all know. >> what do you think about this? i was just not baffled, i was embarrassed.
a girls basketball team played each other in high school helpful in bloomington south high school. this is an illinois -started in the end. they beat the other team of hundred and seven to 72. i do not get how can you build a winning team and be the coach and participate when is the 172 points. >> do not blame the coach blame will schedule them. >> they played and i do not contest but there's no monkey will. i think it is a shameful. i do not want to lose by that many points. that was just embarrassing. >> would you rather be embarrassed by them not playing the game or just call it off. or do you just play at all and just say is
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is wednesday december 12th the bay area and nearby beaches are expecting the highest tide of the year. king tides, this week. we're live in pacifica. >> it looks like a lot of rain is pushing its way out. we are seeing clear conditions from our camera shots but storm tracker 4 is selling a different story. you can see light rain in and see acts of the willow past. of the lotus rededicate to home pretty heavy rainfall. it looks like over to tenths of an inch per rain in some spots. this will continue to push its way east. heavier rain in the san jose area right around the airport. that is impacting los gatos highway 17 so dry with extra caution there. this looks to be the
end of it that we have instability in the air. we could see pop up thunderstorms and may be small hail being produced. after an highs only climbing to the mid-50s. tomorrow should be a pretty sunny dry day all around the bay. we have more chances into the weekend, i will highlight those coming up in my next report. >> the east shore freeway still has lots of heavy traffic for your westbound ride. a little bit of good news the east on commute is now backed up there is a motorcycle accident east on 80 but it was quickly cleared. is an account commute direction so it never cause a major backup. what you have to worry about is a west the ride. but as slow as you read the way out of hercules towards the oakland may use the. drive times are 40 minutes. we're giving warning of major capital quarter delays of 524 recovering from an earlier problem. it is 62
minutes behind schedule headed into the south bay from santa clara. train 525 was cancelled headed out of a stone. you have to have on the next train which is 527. major capital quarter delays because of problems. train 524 over an hour late. >> we're watching the tide's coming up in the bay area. the highest tides of the year. jackie sissel is live in pacifica. >> we are still a couple of hours away from the highest point of the tied at 945. they're already waves at the pacifica pier crossing crushing on the boardwalk. you can see one of the king tides right they're blowing over the top of the sea wall. this happens a couple of times a year and this year is happening over the next three days. we're expecting to see is 7.0 tied. normally apartheid's r
b 44 to 6 ft.. it is a foot higher. tomorrow is supposed to be worse than today. that means a lot of coastal flooding if you live below water. -- near the water. >> also flooding in marin for the mill valley exit 1 01 northbound. it was closed yesterday for flooding in the tide is rising around the bay today tomorrow and friday. higher than what we saw yesterday. >> remember we tell the e told you about the man and woman were bound and gagged. ? police are
not releasing any details except the there is some sort of " extensive relationship ". they stayed there are still many unanswered questions such as whether the two were be and elsewhere and then come to san francisco on sunday night. the male victim identified as 26 year-old steven reed died after he was taken to hospital. the woman who has not been named is still in serious condition. she is expected to survive. no word yet on the five suspects, three women into men, will be arraigned. >> one person is dead and two others are injured filing separate shootings in oakland. police a man was found shot to death as after a 30 last night and 800 block of hawkins' drive. that's later woman was reported shot and 900 block of 18th street in west oakland. she was taken to hospital in stable condition. the two shootings followed after a shooting on the 400 block of 16th street at about 230. the male victim and that is that it
was taken to hospital in stable condition but was uncooperative with the police investigation. police and not release details of motives or suspects. police are investigating the shooting death of a south san jose. marking the city's 44th homicide of the tree. officers were called to the 1500 block of fair haven dry yesterday afternoon on reports of traffic collision. when they arrive police on a 16 year-old boy dead beside nancy b. that was pushed up against a tree. police say the team had at least one got set gunshot wound and based on the nature of the incident they're treating the death as a homicide. >> a fire that displays a woman in her a early as the morning has been deemed an act of arson by the he would fire department. the one alarm fire was reported at 4:00 a.m. and industry yesterday. we brought as the live here on kron4 morning is very the fire was a german arson after confirming a molotov cocktail had been thrown through the window. no
injuries were reported. >> we're learning more animation today after 2 people and the gunmen were killed and mall shooting near portland oregon. police and witnesses say the gunman was wearing a mask camouflage clothing and a bullet proof vest when he opened fire as yesterday after a and the clock and the town center one of oregon's biggest and busiest malls. along with three deaths another person is in critical condition. police it attentively identify the suitor but have not release his name, no word on a motive yet. >> press the obama continues to push for its plans to avert a fiscal cliff. pell told a conference call today with a bipartisan group of mayors and community leaders to talk about preventing an income tax increase on middle class families while fighting a way to reduce the deficit. so far obama and public republicans and not able to work out a budget compromise. >> on this 121212 we're looking at conditions around the bay. there is still a chance of showers and we will have more on your
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identifying them on facebook. >> got those e-mail service has gotten a makeover. then the revamped and i it's more user family and caters to people who check their e- mail on smart phones and tablet computers. it is the company's attempt to regain some of the ground lost to google. yahoo ceo more as the mayor is trying to give people more reasons to use the company's on-line services and stick around longer. mayor played a key role in the mail when she worked at google, the world's top e-mail service. traffic is clearing up the there is still a little bit of the weight. we will be right back.
just and some live pictures to share with you out of oregon this morning and clapped as county. the mall is still shut down and this is the scene where the gunman killed two people inside and wounded one before wind killing himself. crime scene experts continue to be tell the scene there. there collecting evidence and documents in everything inside. the shooting happened yesterday and sent shoppers scrambling. we heard from the clock as county sheriff's earlier this morning saying it could have been much worse. he said the response and the training that the police had sued previous shooting
elsewhere compared prepared them for this one. officers are trained ago and pears and go inside instead of waiting for the swat team like they used to do. that is the latest again out of oregon this morning. the mall still remains close this morning as they continue to process the scene of the shooting yesterday. >> conditions in the sierra seem to be getting better and better. there is a live look from the heavenly down the lead. they have more snow than we have seen in recent weeks. >> cold is the key. we wanted to be cold to keep the snow. >> jim mcalpine from snowbound icon as on the line. >> cold cold cold. even though it's not coming down
from mother nature we are still making the snow happened. >> we were hearing about such warm temperatures that it was raining. i know you won the cold if you're making its making snow to. >> i will take cold over wet right now. last week as speed and the upper skied in the upper mountains. technology has come so far in the past couple of years so they've been able to literally blanket their entire mound. >> what's going on this weekend? >> up this week and we do not have a lot of snow bombs. we're just trying to get a good foundation under them. just about everyone will be fully open this weekend so it is really about getting out there in getting some free skiing in on your on this weekend. we'll have some surprises for you next couple of weeks. >> you are really looking forward to christmas vacation all lot of people are coming up there. >> a lot of people are saying we have a winter
advisory until 10 tonight and a lot of people are driving in the snow. it is simple stuff and make sure you have water and food and your cell is charged up and you have warm clothes and the car. that is one easy safety check to make when you're driving in the snow. >> good advice, thank you jim. >> it is so much easier when you are prepared to. when you don't it stinks. >> we're getting a lot right around the bay area, here is erica. >> looking at that snowbound not come coming up in just a minute. i want to turn everyone's attention to the rain around the bay. storm tracker 4 is pushing out and it is spotty at best. heavy rain for a sunnyvale and cupertino over in san jose. heavy rain still presents an san jose. the yellow on your screen indicates heavy rain. dry with extra caution, you'll need your windshield wipers. satellite and radar
shows a winter weather advisory in the sierra right now. not too much snow this was a moist system. we have cool air and we heard about that and it looks like clear conditions will continue into the bay area as well. after an is a lonely climb into the mid '50s. overnight lows are hovering right around the freezing mark. current temperature is 49 in san francisco and you can see sunshine in the background. 54 oakland and checking out your afternoon highs we will not warm-up by month. load mid-50s 57 for oakland 55 for san francisco and antioch is coming in at 52 degrees. 7 day around the bay shows you will need to bundle up. morning lows thursday into friday temperatures and the low to mid 30's. it looks like your afternoon highs will only climb into the 50s. saturday night into
sunday we are anticipating another storm. this one could bring you about two- thirds of an inch of rain for the bay area. showers will continue as we start in its work week. that is your bay area forecast if you are heading up to top quickly showier snowbound back down series ski report. resorts up their sierra tahoe have 6 in. of new snow and the last 24 hours. a base of 14 to 29 in.. squaw valley 4 in. of new store snow and last but not least share ball has no new snow reported but there base is 18 to 55 in.. >> just when traffic was starting to loosen up approaching the bay bridge toll plaza we have a problem. it is not a hot spot or an accident but it is a stall. a live luck here was down 80 near the metering lights is blocking one of your car pool lanes. slowing traffic into san
francisco, lights are on and it is loosening up just a tad bit on the 80 over crossing. those of you coming from 580 are highway 24 is still backed up to the fed of the maze. the ride across 92 is still crowded no problems are axes to slow you down. if you're coming from the nimitz is slow connecting with the 92 across the bridge they're headed towards foster city. switching over to the golden gate traffic is nice and smooth here. if you're coming from the north bay you hit heavy traffic on highway 1 01. drive times are still 40 minutes coming out of about zero. you would have the heavy traffic as soon as you approach highway 37. it is low, less than 25 mi. an hour. no accidents in just a lot of slow commute traffic out there for you. >> a chevron official says a small flareup at its
refinery in richmond is nothing to be alarmed about. a chevron spokespersons at confirm the firing was done as a safety precaution. it was a small fire up and no shelter and place orders were given. the richmond refinery was the site of a major fire in august when leaking fumes from a pipe ignited sending thick black smoke into the air. detectives >> detectives in pleasant jose copycat criminal may be to blame for the latest by bomb incident outside a school theater there. by bomb found was outside pleasant hill elementary school yesterday. did not go off and no one was hurt. the pipe bomb case marks the second three days. on saturday banned as will the mailbox and a short time later officers dismantled another pipe bomb and arrested three teen. at this point they're not linking this case to the one at the elementary school to the other cases. no was hurt but they have not made any arrests.
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animals and of stranded and i am the beach. and santa cruz county's largest humble squid are washing ashore. hundreds of riding squid carcasses can be found on aptos area beaches from rio del mar 2 pleasure point. the abundance quit are migrating north in search of food. we haven't seen them in the monterey bay area for a few years but scientists believe that el nino weather patterns may have drawn into the cooler waters of northern california. >> too late for calamary nasa's as a giant asteroid came pretty close to earth yesterday. the space rack name for 1792 tapis team came within a few million miles of our planet or 18 times the distance to the moon. astronomers say to tapas becomes closer every cell years there is no risk of collision any time soon.
the answer is about half the size of the one that calls the extension of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. scientists say a separate and much smaller as right discovered just a few days ago also came close to the earth yesterday. >> if you want me to remember this you can't call it whatever the numbers were. united airlines announcing it will add nonstop service in queens and for cisco and fort lauderdale florida. beginning march 2nd the service will begin saturday only service but will switch to a daily schedule beginning in april. united says the south florida's largest region in the country not currently served by united from san francisco. >> a quick break as we continue be stamped the crime for news. we are watching the tides and they continue to rise are the area. the highest tides over the next three days.
as a live look from our roof cam this morning. the view from downtown san francisco as we see it from the roof of our building. you can see all the cloud cover out there. we had rain earlier although there were breaks of sunshine. we wanted to get out to the coast because today in the next couple of days we will see some of the highest tides we have seen all year long. they're called king tides. let's talk to jackie sissel our sole reporter in pacifica. the word is going out i guess, danger by the coast. >> i don't know how it is by the coast but in pacifica for sure. we start to see the waves break over the sea wall and it is no different today. we do have what you said it is called a king tide for the next couple of days. we'll take a look over
the pacific appear which is still open. we can get a better look of what it is like out here. the next three days the king tides and today at 9450 little over an hour away from now we will see a seven flood tide. normally it is somewhere between four and 6 ft.. we will probably see some coastal flooding in low-lying areas that are by the ocean or by the bay. out here in pacifica and you'll start to see the waves crashed over the sea wall. it is already starting to get wet out here and mother nature is going to put on quite a show today tomorrow and friday. at mobil we chatted earlier you said the wind was really would you are around. how is it now? >> it's better now. when i got here around 430 the rain
was coming and sideways. hang on as i get very now you can see some blue skies overhead and things have calmed down. let's >> bedspring arafaand and let'sg arafat and, what do you see? >> we are picking up yellow on the screen and what that means is moderate to heavy rain. this is impacting 1 01 right were meets interstate 280. that will continue to push its way south and to the east. light rain for los gatos and highway 17 the drier conditions along the southern peninsula. headlines, and cloudy conditions will continue into the afternoon. because of all the instability in the atmosphere we could pick up maybe a pop-up thunderstorm and small hail could be produced. tomorrow
will be a mostly sunny day, dry but cool conditions around the bay. into the weekend another storm will approach and i will talk about how much rain we expect to see and what is on tap for the next work week. it is now time for traffic with rabin at 833. >> we expect to see slow traffic on the peninsula. and we have a new hot spot. this is an woodside southbound to 80 at farm hill. emergency crews are dealing with an overturned accident. it is also the shoulder but it is attracting a lot of attention. the southbound ride is crawling from highway 92. they're struggling to get to farm help. theyut of that area shortly but it is backing your ride up as you work their way south. if you're thinking of using 1 01 as an alternate, it is not much better. it is >> sale through highway 84. >> 8:34 a.m. in the
financial we just found out the >> i just got off the phone with the national spokesmen of the u.s. the as and they said they're still working out contracts with the department stores they need to finalize that. instead of launching today they will push it back tentatively until next week. semblances go only. we will have to wait and see if that will happen. we thought it was glad that in today because we have been sitting on this information for days. it was not until they saw reports this morning that the local postal people said wait a minute we have to come down there and tell them it is not happening today. the people who knew about this did not disseminate the
informations to those who needed to know meeting us as well as the choppers out there. people are probably dying to plate that at $10 rate to go and have their items as soon as 4:00 in the afternoon. that will not happen at least until possibly a week from now. keep your ear on kron4 and we will let you know they changed their minds once again. >> it is a big undertaking and even if they do it next week it is still in time for christmas. >> lafayette is planning to have this giant what sinkhole that opened up after the storm cleared up by christmas. this happened on monday drive after a eight storm drain failed. they initially thought that it was when to be closed throughout the winter. the river of mud that went through daly city is
estimated to be over 909 d thousand dollars to pay for repairs. the money has already been collected from residents' water bills. >> police in concord are investigating a late-night fire that left one person without a home this morning. the fire was reported around 1030 on the 1100 block of can wall road. firefighters brought the fire under control about half an hour and the red cross is assisted. no word yet on what happened on what caused the fire. the man charged with kidnapping and murdering morgan hill taters sierra lamar will enter a plea today for other crimes. 21 year-old antoine garcia thorez is facing charges any attacks on three women in 2009. all three cases happened morgan hill safeway parking lot. torres is still awaiting trial following his arrest in may for the
disappearance of sierra lamar. >> a quick break and here's a live look at the san mateo bridge this morning. the traffic is really backed up here in the westbound direction this morning. coming up we will have the largest searches, biggest surges on the boulders year. -- surgeons on the google look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song.
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did you search for on line this year? google the number one search engine on the planet just a modest with this list of what was on people's minds during the year. the overall global ranking coming in at no. 10 bbb 12, don't search for this is a terrible brazilian show apparently. no. 9 michael clark dunkin the actor from the green mild died after suffering from heart attack a couple months before. eight amanda tide at this 15 year-old canadian girl who committed suicide after suffering carmen that led to depression and anxiety. seven of the 2012. no. 6 kate melts and no. 5 diablo three x box video- game number for the ipad 3 no. 3 hurricanes sandy no. 2 gun style and no. 1 whitney houston.
that was a world with a surge in u.s. it was a little different with the houston came out on top fouled by hurricanes and the election 2012 under games and jeremy land. >> bay area crab fishermen are back in the water this morning and there nearly week-long strike after reaching an agreement with brokers over price. the two sides agree on $3 per lb ending the stalemate that catboats and harbor and local crab off our market shelves. those from half moon bay sentences go in bodega bay are already back at sea. local market should start receiving of fresh local dungeon as crab on friday. >> crab is always a good way to ring in the new year along with kron4. the area's favorite ring in the new year is always with kron4. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks will be on the kron4 is new year's live show. it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich.
we have video to show you from west virginia a mass of natural gas line explosion and fire. you can see from the side of the road they're big, big flames. four homes were destroyed and several others damaged. that melts at guard rails and left a huge batch of an interstate impassible. no one was killed but several people were treated for smoke inhalation. federal and state officials are investigating what caused the explosion. >> more on the forecast and any more chance of rain today? >> some possibility and we still have some lingering showers in the south bay. we can see not much sitting off shore. that would hit the bay area but again it is is spotty it light pop up shower. you will have to keep an umbrella handy but this is not a big rainmaker. not a lot of moisture associated with this system and showers are now exiting
san jose and pushing their way east. we are thinking of light rain in los gatos morgan hill and gilroy. the damp roads are starting to dry. satellite and radar show all the moisture has pushed its way south. we have a winter weather rate advisory in effect for the sierra. we're not seen too much snow, the chilly conditions up there. they're seeing more of the rain snow mix and sloped levels are dropping to about 3,000 ft.. for the rest of the day pretty cool air associated with the system. we're seeing sunshine and clouds and temperatures in the upper '40's low 50s. we will not warm-up by much. we're talking low 50s, 534 fairfield smith '50s for san mateo 56 expected in redwood city. 7 day around the bay highlights several changes to talk about. tomorrow
looks to be pretty steady and mostly sunny conditions. saturday into sunday we're expecting more rain and temperatures in the '50s. the next storm we're talking to a surge of an inch of rain for severance is go bay. and then lows, you will certainly want to bundle up. temperatures hovering right above freezing. i would not be surprised if ross advisory was issued. cool december light weather for the receivable future. 847 and here is robin with traffic >> we have a hot spot on the peninsula on what side of highway 280. southbound to 80 at farm held emergency crews are dealing with an overturn accident. a vehicle when off the road and flipped onto its side. the good news is nothing is blocked what is attracting a lot of attention. the ride
on southbound to 80 is crawling with speeds less than 25 mi. an hour from 92 to the accident scene. on the nimitz freeway we had a couple of fender benders but nothing major and blocking right now. the ride on the nimitz heading north is stop and go from to 38 torticollis them. more heavy traffic waiting for u.s. to continue the northbound commute towards downtown oakland. 580 is an alternate for the nimitz freeway but that is not looking too good. the commute on westbound 40 is slow from highway 13 into the oakland a's. downtown oakland and san leandro all jammed up this morning. traffic is slowly improving of the bay bridge toll plaza. as soon as traffic started clear from the stall we had another stall and it is backing up once again. more heavy traffic across the upper deck into downtown. 92 is still the same in the drive time is about 20 minutes from the nimitz
freeway towards foster city. the golden gate has as trouble-free ride throughout the morning with no problems on the span. the southbound right is still stop and go out of nevada highway 37 and two san revell. it is a 40 minute trip so give yourself extra time. >> the nhl season is on the line as labor talks continue today. this'll be the first meeting since talks broke off last week. the league is cancelled all games the december 30th. that's more than 30 percent of the regular season that has been cancelled. the lockout is now is 88 day. >> honda as recalling more than 800,000 minivans and suvs in the u.s. because a general way even though drivers have removed the key. the recall affects 2003 and 2004 honda odyssey minivan is in pilot suvs. it also includes the 2003 to 2006 accurate and the x suvs. honda says the system that stops to keep from being removed unless the
vehicles arm park can wear out. even so laid drivers temple of the key was made as an suvs are still in year and they can roll off and crashed. honda says to my ear injuries have been reported from the problem. united health has right california's 22nd of the estate of the country. the rankings of the states are based on results of telephone interviews. determining factors include smoking binge drinking and obesity. the rankings also consider the rate of conditions and deaths from cancer, diabetes and heart disease. vermont ranked as the healthiest in the nation followed by hawaii and new hampshire. >> the agriculture but department is as fine as a criticism over new school lunch rose that allow kids to eat more grain and meat.
the department will do away with alien maximum daily and weekly maximums of meeting grains. several lawmakers have written the department since the new rules were into it a fact in september saying kids weren't getting enough to eat. school administrators complain sang said max migraines and meals are too limiting as they tried to plan daily meals. >> new research this morning indicates that while national rates of childhood obesity has leveled off new york city and philadelphia are showing significant declines. new york city's health commissioner says for 30 years these zero busy rates have been bad news. and the big apple the number will be school children has dropped 5% from 2007 to 2011. philadelphia although also reports a decline of about 5%. doctors to counsel children teens' on smoking to keep them from starting the habit. that's the new guidelines given frou.s. prevens task force. doctors with the task force say the new data shows that 90 percent of
adults start smoking before they were 19 years old. doctors also say community- based involvement is highly effective it is up to reduce smoking. >> another break as the crown for news continues. a reminder that you can catch dr. phil in today's episode they tackled suit stories about separated loved ones. this is after the kron4 morning news. ?ñ
past june. the 26 year-old actress was required to be in the courtroom today we didn't see her it was just a lawyer. the los angeles city attorney office was expected to revoke the actresses probation. she is serving four a grand theft case of which reportedly stolen necklace from the venice jury store and january of 2011. if her probation is revoked the actors could face 245 days in prison. that is roughly eight months in prison. the judge has postponed the hearing until the 15th. we will keep a watch out for it. >> the pope has said the first tweet from his new personal twitter account. there is new video coming into kron4 of the pubs and his first week. it reads " their friends i am pleased to get in touch with you to twitter. thank you for your generous response. i bless all of you from my heart. pope benedictus the 68
losses pontifex twitter account last week. >> new numbers he has five tweets already >> he is just tweaking away. he tweets in many languages >> pontifex means bridge builder in latin behalf of apple ipakeeping eyes on wal, a family of six straight winning base for the dow? rob black will be on a 915 as the kron4 morning news continues in two minutes.
we have sunshine. >> and some places we saw sunshine other areas there are some showers. it looks like right now we have some heavier it sells to the south of us. if you look basically around san mateo that is where we are seeing some light rain. the yellow might be a little more moderate rainfall right now. is scattered in nature. we are not seen widespread rain. heading closer and we had a sell cross over 280 is now headed closer to the san mateo area and we can see some pretty good downpours. it will not last very long. in san jose we have just a little bit of activity south of san jose. there is very light activity and other places are drying out. for the most part the east bay
as drying out this morning. we're looking at little areas of light rain for antioch. also ease the walnut creek. with bigger stars coming up towards bird landing. what do expect for the rest of the day? not a washoe by any means. we will still see light showers and maybe some moderate cells throughout the day. it should be fairly light, not a lot of moisture is left varian this afternoon a lot cooler as the cool air rushes and carried this evening we're looking at cool air coming in. it may feel a little chilly. i will break down the full forecast in just a moment but first year as robin with traffic. >> let's average our hot spot on highway 280. emergency crews are wrapping
up an overturned accident southbound to 80 at farm help. it was never blocking and the vehicle looked slips on the side on the shoulder. it attracted a lot of attention and it is still slow. guinness of exercise if you plan on using that stretches morning. 680 will be a tough commute as you head southbound coming out of walnut creek. a fender bender on the band hillside near sycamore valley is out of the way but the damage is done. traffic is growing less than 25 mi. an hour from walnut creek to highway 24. also your traveling on wet roads because of the rain. give yourself plenty of time before you head out the door. will check on traffic coming up in just a bit. >> also extremely high tides around the bay area right now. king tides is what they're called and jackie sissel is live in pacifica. >> we are actually about a
half-hour away from the high tide today. some of the highest tides of the entire year. king tides for the next three days. around 945 this morning we expect to see a 7.0 tide. tomorrow even bigger was 7.1. normally a tide is somewhere between four and six. we will see those tides about a foot more. it means anyone living along those low-lying coastal areas out here on pacifica pier will see those waves crashed and coastal flooding. so far this morning it started out heavy wind and rain and now at the last couple of hours or so we see blue skies. it is great for wave watching but if you do come out to watch the waves at high tide be careful. the waves will definitely be coming over the sea wall before the day is out. >> also watching conditions 1 01 northbound and marin
county was closed yesterday as the tide came up around the bay. even higher tides are expected this morning tomorrow and friday. >> police have arrested five people in connection with the death of a man who was one of two people were found bound and gagged on the santa cisco's street. police and releasing details about the relationship between a suspect in the victims only say there is some kind of extensive relationship. there is still many unanswered questions such as whether the two were been elsewhere and then dumped in san francisco on sunday night. 2560 steven reed died at the hospital and the woman who has not been named is in serious condition but still is expected to survive. the suspects include three women and to man.
officers were called as a the 1500 block of fairhaven drive yesterday afternoon on reports of the traffic collision. >> when they arrived, police found a 16 year old boy dead beside an s u b that was pushed up against a tree. >> police said the teen at least one gunshot wound and based on the nature of the incident they're treating it as a homicide. >> a fire that displaced the woman and her 8 year old son
early yesterday morning has been deemed an act of arson. the one alarm fire was reported at 4:00 a.m. on dickson street yesterday and we brought it to you live right here on the kron 4 morning new. the fire was determine arson was confirmed a molotov cocktail at been through the window. >> police and witnesses say the gunman was wearing a mask, camouflage clothing and a bulletproof vest when he opened fire yesterday afternoon at 8 clackmas town center, one of organist best as one of oregon's biggest and busiest malls. along with the three deaths, another person is in critical condition. police said they tentatively identified the shooter but have not released the name no word on the motive yet. >> president barack obamas continues to push for his plans to avert a fiscal cliff. he will hold a conference call today with a bipartisan or of mayors and community leaders to talk about preventing an income tax increase on middle class
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up 7 and 1/2 points. the dow is trading above 13,200 level. the nasdaq has dropped it three. on this day. some of the headlines your following we have word from honda is recalling 800,000 minivans andsuv because the key can be removed when the vehicle is not in part. also late news about the fiscal cliff. a new abc washington /washington post survey saying 49 percent approval obamas handling talks to avoid the so-called fiscal quick, while only 125% of for woodhouse speaker john boehner has handled the negotiations. >> they are still at a standstill. >> thank you james yad hoo e-mail services have gotten a makeover. the new read that in boxes are user friendly. it is the company's attempt to regain some of the ground lost to
globoogle . ya hoo new see all mariss mzyer is trying to give people more reason to use the company's on-line service and stick around longer. she played a key role in g male when she worked at google. the world's top e-mail service. >> coming up we will have our financial asked bird robb black. we are talking about a company called the number one spot to avoid. we will tell you why t g i friday is excited about servicing the end of the world. coming up as the kron 4 news continues traffic in san jose. 101 north bounds traffic backed up that the interchange.
we are watching today's winners and losers with robyn black. >> talk about a loser the fiscal cliff. people are dropping out at wal-mart. >> only 25 percent of the customers knew what it was before the election. one week after 75% did. >> people are being cautious. ceo mike duke is talking to investors today. the shoppers are not the savviest. even more important do we need the cheap stuff at wal-mart.
maybe not shopping is a good thing. maybe people will save more money and stop buying cheap products for christmas. >> what about a lot more people working at wal-mart are upset they are not making a living wage. ? >> is that an issue? over $1.3 billion in federal government subsidies are going to wal-mart workers. >> 46 million americans are on food stamps. government programs they for that. we are a nation that is getting poor. >> talk about a soda company j.p. morgan is saying will be the worst stock of next year. >> stocks to avoid. we tend to find reasons to like stocks. here's a reason not to like a stock. europe is in shambles there are no longer giving subsidies for energy. the energy market is flooded with capacity to much capacity. prices have to go lower. but for j.p. morgan analyst to say it shows courage. this was a $300 stock back in the bush era days where the united
states would subsidize as well as your it would subsidize solar. we are not a point in time where we can afford to do it as a nation or as a world. i am not telling people to go short. i think it takes chords to not like something on wall street. telling a negative story is not easy. >> coming up december 21st the mayan calendar reset some people are saying it is the in of the world. if you are a food company that has friday in your name. >> t g i s is doing a big party. what i like about the story and call me crazy, you have the best opening line. if you are in red. >> hi honey give me a kiss the world in tomorrow. if she says no she is cold. >> a lot of people will be out drinking and having a good time. restaurant in washington d.c. is giving away a $180 meal for a final feast. i liked the story. in
large part because it could be a many holiday in the world. the bars and restaurants. >> let us talk about baseball we have payrolls going through. the giants are over 120 million for next year. the dodgers are of higher. the payroll mig- rating number one. >> the dodgers spent a ton of money for is that i rankie. he is overrated. $220 million opening day. the yankees record was $209 million on opening day. the dodgers have discussed a $6,000,000,000.25 year deal. in the in people like you and i will pay more for tickets or for cable television. this cause will be passed to you and i.
>> even with the oakland a's this season you do not need a massive payroll to win games. >> it helps. >> thank you robyn. >> robb is the world ended tomorrow and with the last man alive. >> 9:18 a.m. lead us get a look at the weather. good morning any. >> we are looking at storm tracker 4 we do not have widespread rain heading towards the south bay south of san mateo we see a cell going through some of it is light rain some of it is moderate. we are looking at some more moderate rain out towards san carlos even redwood city. out for the bill might as well. if we had farther east we are looking at newark . some scattered showers. heading to the east bay most places are dry now. a few spotty
showers toward martinez and east of walnut creek. things are fairly quiet maybe some damp growth. the system is not moving a lot of moisture. i do not expect a whole lot more rain. we could still see areas of showers only a slight chance for a thunderstorm. a straight storm may be hail. we are under just a slight risk for thunderstorm activity to date. >> tomorrow partly to mostly sunny conditions. it will be cold. there will be a chill in the air thanks to the cold front that is moving through. beyond that looking at potentially an unsettled weekend. lows in the '30's. maybe some frost across the north bay. >> 46 in daly city. 49 in san francisco. 54 in oakland. mid '40's for napa and novato. redwood city 50. we will not warm up a lot for this afternoon because of the cloud cover. here is a look at your satellite and radar. most of the call from
have come through producing snow showers and the lake tahoe area. snow will fall around 3,000 ft. which is fairly low. the problem is there is not a lot of western left with the system. we would not get a whole lot of snow from it. was to have a winter weather advisory in effect until 4:00 today. both parts of the bay area are dry. we are pretty much done with the storm for most location. tippers 54 in oakland concord 49. yothe highs for this afternoon mid '50s. 57 oakland. we are in the '70s on monday. a 55 in san mateo. 56 in redwood city. 534 vallejo. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows tomorrow and friday. it will be chilly. lower 50s. in the higher elevations we macy gusty conditions.
especially in the higher elevations and parts of the north bay. we're talking 40 and 34 locations around the bay tomorrow. friday and saturday get ready for more showers on saturday and sunday. temperatures in the cold side mid to upper fifties for the week end. we're looking to be on sell for monday and tuesday. here is a look at your snowbomb the report. temperatures on the cool side it will be chilly. sierra tahoe bays 14 to 59 in.. 6 in. in the last to for our third squaw valley picking up 4 in.. chabot 18 in.--sugarbowl . here is robyn with your traffic. >> traffic is busy around the bay area we have several hot spots. let us start of in the south bay. a trouble spot on my way 680. on the
southbound side at jackson avenue exit. emergency crews are rolling to the scene a fresh accident. it is an overturned crash left lane is blocked. not causing a major back up but it is fresh. keep that in mind if you plan on heading south on 683 channels say. >> check in your commute on the nimitz. slow traffic along the stretch. a new trouble spot near downtown oakland. this on the southbound side at 16th and malta vehicle accident. the three left later blocked. you only have the far right lane to squeeze by. it is crawling from 980 heading up to 16th it yourself extra time for the nimitz and up to the car tennis bridge. a new accident eastbound after the toll plaza. the two vitalize the block. emergency crews are headed there. keep that in mind. if you plan on using east about 80 getting across the cortines bridge as you work your way toward vallejo. >> thank you robyn 90 2:00 a.m. we will be back with more in a minute. the live
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welcome back 938 and the time a live look awful our roof on van ness ave. we have full sunshine now. what a different spiri 48enc. ence. >> we have this king tied thing with the huge ways are coming. we have more on that with jackie sissel. will tan covered in as well let's go live to him. >> normally you can see the
rocks a few feet out a budget cannot see it this morning because we are 15 minutes away from high tide. you talk about king tied. around 9:45 a.m. inch be above 7 ft.. look out! what do you not see. you cannot see surfers. this is too high for surfers to enjoy. and you know nothing scares away surfers. but there are none here. i found a surfer named sammy . you've been looking for a great wave this morning are you not finding any-? >> looking for surf maybe find something here. no luck. the place is shut down. >> king tied may be great for the casual person before you is a bummer. >> it is just another beautiful morning in the city but not for surfing. >> you have been to several other places that were too high or not the right conditions. >> no not the right conditions so i came here looking.
>> you have your surfboard and wet suit. >> ready to go. >> and you are not giving up? >> note that keep driving. >> take a good look at this man if he is driving slow and looking to the side you are hoping this is my man sale driving around looking for some nice waves he may be in for a long day. >> back to you marks and darya. >> pacifca this morning the ways coming up jackie sissel our solo reported finding a rainbow watching the king died. jackie. >> i have the rainbow here in pacifica you are talking about the king tied. all morning long we have been saying at 9:45 a.m. we will have that 7.0 high tide. we are basically there now. right now is kind of low. you can see in the background lots of blue skies this will happen for three days. tomorrow it will
be higher than today. it is a spectacular sight. if you get a chance come out and watched the waves crashed over the seawall. make sure you stand back so he did not get a cease all on you. >> thank you jackie be careful out there we saw 101 marin county exit flooded over from the bay and closed. they may happen again for the next three mommore morning latinus been higher. >> good morning marc i will start with storm tracker 4 we do not have widespread rain. as we head to the san mateo area we are looking at some areas of shower activity. it is scattered in nature, san carlos, redwood city. you can see the yellow south of redwood city east palo alto south of woodside and squirreled valley light rain as well. let us move to the east bay most areas are dry.
emeryville, berkeley are looking good. maybe a stray showers here south of martinez. overall things are actually drying out now. here is a look at our expected conditions for today. again, light is scattered showers possible. a few of the showers may hold more embedded rain. >> and possibility for a straight thunderstorm a little bit of hail. get ready for the cooler air to rush in for today and even tomorrow. it will be cooler. >> tipsters 49 downtown. 54 in oakland. 54 in redwood city. the bottle at 40. santa rosa 40 degrees half moon bay 50. >> i will break down the forecast when i come back and have your 7 day. first here is robyn with your traffic. >> good morning. >> good morning thank you anny it the right onion the nimitz not looking good. a
hot spot downtown oakland on the southbound side backing up traffic in both directions. south bound 80 and 60 avenue of the three left lanes blocked by a multi vehicle accidents spiri. >> the opposite direction will be slow as well. it was low before the accident now that we have the south bound crash we have a lot of lookee losoos. hop over to 5804 alternate to avoid heavy traffic. avoid the nimitz freeway accident south bound and the clearing stages but it has traffic backed up in both directions. >> thank you robyn. 9:35 a.m. and the city of lafayette is hoping to have a giant sinkhole that opened up last weekend's storm
prepared by christmas. the city has hired emergency contractor c.c. meyers for the job. the sinkhole form on mt. view drive after a storm drain failed. it was initially thought the road would be closed for the entire winter. it looks like a christmas deadline could be in the wake. >> the cleanup and repairs related to the water pipe owing into daly city neighborhood last month are expected to cost about $8 million. >> yesterday, the city council approved setting aside over 990,000 out to pay for repairs to the hillside above the homes in lausanne ave. repairs will also be made to the inch water main that cracked open a research team. city officials said the funding for these repairs will come from money already collected from residents were built. >> coming up on the kron 4
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to their friends, i am pleased to get in touch with you through twitter. thank you for your generous response i bless all of you from my heart. >> pope benedict the 16 losses. text twitter account last week and has more than $665,000. >> facebook is trying to make its privacy controls either to find and understand. the fine-tuning will include several revisions that will start rolling out of the new--in next few weeks. the biggest change will be a new privacy shortcut section that will appear on a tiny lot on the right-hand side of top of people's news feeds. updates will include a toll double the level in the vigil's review of upavailable victors identify them on facebook. >> apple has begun the early stages of testelevision set
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a marine mystery is unfolding on the shores of the monterey bay. was taken to the beach or you could see was washing ashore. oh! that is regressed. it is a big giant squid that are washing ashore most of them on the aptos area. beaches in santa cruz county. as kron fours robyn fladeboe ports now cites as a not sure why this is happening. >> it is one of hundreds if
not thousands to beof squid to be found at pleasure point. why it is having is not clear. scientists suspect the squid are losing their wares. >> it looks like a squid did not realize that the ocean into. sometimes they are swimming in the shallow water and seem to be healthy but they strand and die. i think it's a small fraction of the pupopulation. it may be the fact that there is a lot oftal waters washing ashore. >> although they can grow about 100 lbs. most of these are 1 to 2 ft. long. this one here may be at least three fiscfeet long. >> the so-called red tide may cause a bid to lose their sense of direction. sweden standings are on the increase along with their numbers. at expand their
range in search of food. s--squeezed thid standings . >> aside from the smell there is no hazard to beach visitors. as you may expect gulls and other scavengers are making the most of what the tied leave behind. >> onto bay area weather and traffic lead as did another check of the forecast with anny . >> we had a cold front coming through the triggering light rain and showers. storm tracker for issuing the majority of the bay area drying out. southport palo alto we are looking at showers coming through. south of palo alto we're looking at a good rain fall coming down south of menlo park in the palo alto
and east palo alto area looking at my would reign as well. farther east south of pleasanton and livermore and a shower therefore you producing some light rain. the east bay most of you all are drying out. a little isolated spot for a shower here and there. overall, things are quiet. >> here is a look at what we are expecting for today. a chance, a slight chance for a straight a thunderstorm. may bring hail because of the cold weather. it will be cold day. a few showers possible >> you will notice the colder air that will filter into day for tomorrow. >> temperatures 50 in downtown 49 in san mateo. 40 in hayward. upper '40's and vallejo. napa 49. half moon bay in the lore fifties. a report from weather watchers said they saw hail earlier this morning with the storms coming through. radar
picture show the storm system is falling apart as it heads into the mountain spirit is bring out as know where we have a winter weather advisory in effect snow level falling low. 3,000 ft. the cold air is there but the moisture is not there. not a whole lot of snow. the winter weather advisory expires at 5:00. we can see a few scattered showers and to the area overall not a big rainmaker as expected. >> here is a look at futurecast 4. 10:00 this morning where you see the green a couple of spots for showers. they are isolated. the south will have a better chance of seeing if you showers into the evening. in the city we're seeing more sunshine. we would generally see a mixture of partly will cycladic conditions for the rest of today and into tonight. tomorrow will be a driver de but it will be cool if not chilly day for your thursday. >> your highs for today
temperatures 55 in downtown san for cisco. mid fifties for san mateo. redwood city. 54 in richmond vallejo. 54 in hayward. >> a lot of us in the '50s not a lot more warming for the afternoon thanks to the cloud cover. for today highs of around low to mid 50's scattered showers to the rest of the day. thursday looking at partly to mostly sunny conditions. cool if not chilly and the lower fifties morning fulfil colder as well. the same bill for friday and saturday. the weekend looking to be unsettled--the same deal for friday and saturday. monday and tuesday hold a chance for showers as well. the time is 9:50 a.m. here is robyn with traffic. good morning >> good morning thank you erica. be careful driving a wet roads showers are lingering. are in an area where it is raining make sure you have your headlights and the wipers
on. traffic is busy around the bay area. a start-as an accident on the cortines bridge is about 80 after the toll plaza. the right lane still blocked. traffic is jammed up in the interests of the bridge getting to the toll plaza. >> this will slow you down as you go into vallejo. >> the image freeway is not looking good a hot spot in downtown oakland south bound 80 at 16th avenue. let's lancer blocks.the left lanes ar >> northbound traffic coming from the coliseum crawling try to get into downtown oakland. >> into san francisco a huge improvement as you approached the bay bridge toll plaza. still crowded but looking much better than earlier this morning. give yourself extra time into the city to the in the parking lot. your ride across 92 doing find a little crowded
as you head toward the peninsula. no problems to slow you down at the connection with 101. and i commute across the golden gate has been trouble-free and is still looking good. >> thank you robyn chevron officials say small flare up in its refinery in richmond yesterday is nothing to be alarmed about. a chevron spokesperson confirmed the flaring was done as a safety precaution. it was a small flare up and no shelter in place orders were given. the richmond refinery was a cyber major fire in august, when leaking things from a pipe ignited sending thick black smoke into the air. >> detectives and pleasantville's a copycat criminal may be blamed for the pipe bomb was found outside pleasant hill elementary school. it did not go off and no one was hurt. the pipe bomb case marks the second in three days. >> on saturday that ambles blow up this mailbox a short
welcome back to the kron 4 morning news uc-berkeley has announced that it is launching into a scholarship fund exclusively for undocumented students on campus. >> the dreamer's fund will start with a $1 million donation from evelyn and walter haas . on document students in california are eligible for some state- funded college programs were ineligible for federally financed financial aid. the $1 million will be paid out
to undocumented students over the course of five to 10 years. >> a. loss angeles judge revoked lindsay lohan probation and schedule a violation hearing that could result in more jail time for the 26 year old. >> the actress faces three counts of reckless driving, lying to a police officer and obstructing an officer from performing duties after an accident in which she-- per porsche slammed into the back of a dump truck in june. low-end not appear in court today. the next hearing is set for january 15th. >> dr. phil coming up next thanks for joining us this